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a sna(c)k(e) for the road  
   

a sna(c)k(e) for the road

just a little something you could pick up from the lunch restaurant we ate at by the road
Buon Ma Thuot to Dalat – cool breezes, pine trees and middle-class commodities

November 28th 2012
The drive up the winding roads to Dalat is quite surreal – the landscape changes, the light is different, the air is crisp and fresh and it is like crossing the border into the middle class. We had heard the Vietnamese refer to it as the Paris of Vietnam, where they come from all over the country on romantic getaways to the city of eternal spring, and that it was filled with kitsch and tacky tou ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Lam Dong » Da Lat

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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